1st guitar I've built

This is the first guitar I have ever built by myself.

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Comment by Doug Davis on July 4, 2014 at 12:48pm
that's sharp as hell- play on brother!
Comment by R. Max on July 3, 2014 at 8:02pm

Diggin the Van Halen style finish. 

Comment by Brad Williams on July 3, 2014 at 12:58am

Wow!  I'm impressed!

Comment by Keith W. Roberts on June 20, 2014 at 6:26pm

I'm impressed, Blaine. It must be nice to be that handy.

Comment by Blaine Wright on June 20, 2014 at 3:19pm

Thanks guys! It's very warm sounding overall, I personally think it's too warm. Anyways Sean, it plays like a champ, but I think I could have sanded the nut just a little lower. I built it from scrap. Just buying everything separately, Keith.

Comment by Keith W. Roberts on June 20, 2014 at 2:57pm

Nice job, Blaine. Looks good. Was it from a kit? Which one?

Comment by Sean on June 20, 2014 at 8:44am

Beautiful.  How does it play?

Comment by Kevin on June 19, 2014 at 3:56pm

That's a sweet looking strat.  I like the paint job.  It's kinda Eddie Van Halen-ish.  Reminds me of a telecaster I built many years ago.  

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